CHC – The Cancer & Hematology Centers

Patient Stories

Nothing is more important than our patients and their families. A few of our patients have shared their stories here, as a reminder that you are not alone in this journey. If you would like to share your own story, please click the button below.      

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CHC Research patient Sue Schroder shared with Cure Today her experience enrolling in a clinical trial at Lemmen-Holton Cancer Pavilion and Lack’s Cancer Center. “They were 10 minutes from my home, which made a big difference,” she says. Link to Story »

Holland Cancer Center patient Tabitha Wolters isn’t letting breast cancer get in the way of living her way. “I’m back at work, exercising again,” she says. “I’m just living life.” Link to Story »

Hodgkins Lymphoma patient Renee Teeple receives care from Dr. Brett Brinker and has integrated music into her therapy. “I am a big believer in music therapy and a big believer in music,” says Brinker. Link to Story »

News Channel 3 WWMT stopped by START Midwest on Monday, June 3 to interview Dr. Mark Campbell and talk about the START Midwest clinical trial program. One of our patients (Marty) was also interviewed and talks about her experience with Read More »

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“All of the nurses in the lab are simply amazing. They engage in conversation and have a way of making the patient feel welcomed. It almost feels like a little “family.” Specifically, the lab tech named Gloria. She is awesome. Read More »

A breast cancer patient, Linda Kazemier, receives targeted cancer care from CHC’s Dr. Amy Vander Woude at the Spectrum Health Lemmen-Holten Cancer Pavilion. The doctors “are amazed at how well I am doing,” Kazemier says. Read More »

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